Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010

The best amazing shots from around the world in the past 24 hours.

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
1. A long exposure shows a revolving ferris wheel at the Alexanderplatz Christmas market, set up for the Christmas season in Berlin, Germany. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
2. A worker uses a gas cutter at a metal workshop in Mumbai. India's manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in six months in November on the back of robust new business and a sharp rise in export orders, a survey showed on Wednesday. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
3. Polar bear cubs Ganuk (right) and Taiga play together at the St Felicien Wildlife Zoo in Quebec, Canada. Ganuk and Taiga celebrated their first birthday on Wednesday. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
4. Terrace paddy fields are covered in morning mist in Yuanyang, southwest China's Yunnan province. China will increase grain supplies, open up more land for planting vegetables and crack down on hoarding as the government steps up efforts to combat rising inflation, after consumer prices rose at their fastest pace in two years, fuelled by soaring food costs after severe summer flooding and more recent cold snaps hit crop yields.Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
5. Models pose next to the replica of a Formula One race car at a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. The replica was made using 2,615 bottles of the "Red Bull" energy drink and it celebrates Red Bull Racing's results in the F1 Grand Prix. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
6. Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spews molten rocks and large clouds of gas and ash near Banos, 178 km south of Quito. Tungurahua, which means "Throat of Fire" in the local Quechua language, has been classified as active since 1999, and produced a strong eruption in 2008. It is one of Ecuador's eight active volcanoes. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
7. American flamingos stand in their snow-covered enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg, eastern Germany. In the wild, American flamingos live in Central and South America. Meteorologists forecast bitter cold with temperatures sinking down to minus ten degrees Celsius in the region. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
8. People wave national flags during a rally denouncing the government led by Prime Minister Naoto Kan in front of the National Diet. Public support for Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's cabinet plunged to 32.7 per cent in November, down 14.9 percentage points from the previous survey in early October, an opinion poll showed recently. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
9. Romanian soldiers are seen on a cold morning while waiting on a bus for the start of ceremonies marking Romania's national day in Bucharest, Romania. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 1 Dec 2010
10. People walk with the air temperature at about -12 degrees Celsius (10 degrees Fahrenheit) in central St. Petersburg, Russia. Image Credit: Reuters



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